Why Parenting your Child and Homeschooling your ADHD kid is Not the Same Thing

Homeschooling a child can be difficult and stressful at times, so can you imagine what it’s like to be homeschooling and parenting your ADHD kid? It’s definitely a whole different ball game!  The many benefits associated with homeschooling You will spend more one-on-one time with your child.  The curriculum will be individualized to meet your … Read more

Can a Healthy Lifestyle Reduce ADHD Incidence in Children?

Did you know that certain unhealthy habits could make a child ADHD symptoms worse? And the other way around is entirely accurate as well, as a healthy lifestyle could potentially reduce your child’s ADHD!  But what does a healthy lifestyle mean? To some people, this could be a tough question to answer, but to others, … Read more

Mindfulness might be good to improve attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a chronic neurobehavioural disorder which is responsible for problems associated with inattentiveness, impulsivity and hyperactivity in many children and adults. Due to its manifestations, these persons may find it hard to sit quietly in a spot. Fidgeting with their hands and tapping their feet or squirming in their seats is … Read more

People with ADHD are more creative than the others

Creativity entails using one’s imagination to produce or conjure up original ideas. People can be creative in different ways and in different areas of life. Think of creativity as the ability to form something new under the sun. More often than not, when we talk of creativity our thoughts shift towards areas like poetry, visual … Read more

Can Early Schooling Lead to Erroneous ADHD Diagnosis?

Recent data estimates highlight about age gaps, particularly in the initial stage of a child’s schooling, to make a huge difference when it comes to understanding their behavior. However, the larger question remains! Could being younger than the other pupils in the class risk a child being subjected to a false diagnosis of ADHD? A … Read more

ADHD and Sexuality: It’s Effect and Correlation

ADHD is a mental disorder that is characterized by a tirade of symptoms such as excessive activity, issues with focus and attention or difficulties controlling an individual’s behavior. ADHD symptoms can also affect romantic relationships that might end in limiting a person’s ability to perform sexually. However, it should also be noted that these markers … Read more

Understanding Genetic Variants and their Underlying Educational Link to ADHD

A recent study investigating genetic variants that are associated with ADHD or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are observed to exploit genetic overlaps between educational attainments and the individual diagnosed with the disorder. Lead author Alexey A. Sharin says, “During the course of the study, we gave prior importance to understand the genetic architectural variants underlying … Read more

Pregnancy and ADHD: Do Unhealthy Diets Hold the Clue?

Recent research led by a team of scientists and researchers from  King’s College, based in London, and the University of Bristol have found an underlying link between high sugary diets and high-fat content which may increase the occurrence of symptoms related to ADHD in young children with conduct problems during the initial years of their … Read more

Is ADHD Responsible for Delaying Autism Diagnosis?

Is it possible that children with ADHD receive delayed autism diagnoses? A new study finds this to be so. A team of researchers from Duke University have commenced their research study in an attempt to uncover answers which they hope will give way to discovering newer and better treatments. Consider the case of a 7-year-old … Read more

Addictions and ADHD: The Risks Associated with Substance Abuse

Millions of people in the USA are diagnosed with ADHD every year and a far greater number are believed to be affected by the disorder. Young children, as well as adults, are being identified as having mental disorders. These disorders are often characterized by obvious symptoms like impulsivity and easily being distracted without taking into … Read more

The ADHD Parental Guide to Do’s and Don’ts

Does your child have ADHD? Raising ADHD children isn’t similar to raising normal children. At times, having the children follow normal rules of the home can seem impossible. There is always a need to work out unique approaches to cope with your child. This can be a frustrating experience and oftentimes results in parents being … Read more

Is There a Connection Between ADHD and Fatigue

How often have we heard people describing individuals with ADHD as having “high energy levels”? Well, you are not alone if you ever wondered, “if only”. Researchers have explained that ADHD equals hyperactivity and in turn, hyperactivity equals energizer. Therefore, purely by the logic of deduction, this implies ADHD is also related to the energizer. However, few … Read more

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